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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:32:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 70%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' North, Longitude: 166° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.81 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.51 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.3"990.38 miWest0° 09' 52.7"11.31 miSouth990.70 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.2"750.66 miEast4° 10' 24.9"286.82 miSouth807.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:32 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 3:32 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 5:32 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:32 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 4:32 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 3:32 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:32 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 3:32 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:32 AM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:32 AM3033 km1884 miles1638 nmWest-northwest WNW

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